Antifa and White Supremacist Groups (Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center of California.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.

Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:

-National Socialist Movement
-Antifa
-Vanguard America
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Identity Evropa
-Oath Keepers
-III Percenters
-Proud Boys
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

An email search using the following keywords
"Antifa"
"Proud Boys"
"White Supremacist"
"White Nationalist"
"Anarchist"
"Occidental Dissent"
"Stormfront"
"Vanguard America"
"Identity Evropa"
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Oath Keepers"
"III Percenters"
"Traditional Worker Party"

As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Hello Mr. Waltman,

Please see the attached emails.

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Hello,

I’ve collected records responsive to your request and am in the process of reviewing them to determine if they can be released, and if so, making the necessary redactions.

I anticipate that this will take at least another week to complete, so I expect to have a response to you on or before Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Please see the attached.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Good morning,

The letter below was emailed to you on December 18, 2017.

December 18, 2017

Curtis Waltman, Muckrock News
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

RE: Your request for threat assessments, field reports and intelligence updates focusing on several groups for the period 1/1/17 to present.
Dear Mr. Waltman:

This letter is in response to the above-referenced requests received by the Sheriff’s Support Services Division on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

We have located more than 700 records responsive to your request. Each record has to be reviewed and exempt information must be redacted before being released. We will release the responsive records to you on a rolling basis as they become available.

Sincerely,
[Kirk Wilkersons Signature.gif]

Kirk Wilkerson
Director/Chief Information Officer
Support Services Division

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Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Hello,

We are still reviewing records responsive to your request and will release records as soon as the review is complete.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Good morning,

We’ve collected hundreds of emails that we are reviewing and redacting. Once we have records ready for release, they will be sent to you.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Hello,

I’m sorry for the delay with this, but I now have a person devoted full time to sort through and review the hundreds of records that were sent to me in response to this request. As soon as she identifies records that are able to be released, we will send them to you.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

From: Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center

Hello,

Please see the attached. A disk with the responsive document on it was delivered.

Kris Garcia
OCSD/Support Services Division
714-834-6480

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